Just to be clear, Brown didn’t speak at the rally — he spoke to a group of insurance execs across town.
Since protests are often seen as staged events, they don’t get much news coverage. Take the reports on yesterday’s protest in Washington DC at a meeting of health insurers, compiled here by Kaiser Health News. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean spoke to the crowd and health reformers here were supposed to take a busload down
These days, protesters can cover themselves. The Health Care for America Now has a report and lots of pictures.
Also in DC, Scott Brown has spoken on health care. According to a story in the Globe, our new senator supports the idea of letting the states decide how to expand health coverage. He was speaking to a meeting of health underwriters.
Senator Scott Brown railed yesterday against President Obama and congressional Democrats for continuing their quest to pass a comprehensive health care bill, saying the majority party in Washington has failed to heed the lessons of his own surprise victory in January.